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Setting up VMware for i7 920

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Ok so I attempted to follow the walk through at oc.net: http://www.overclock.net/overclock-net-folding-home-team/286879-guide-linux-smp-vmware.html
With no luck. I have VMware 3.0 downloaded so that I'll only have to run two instances since 3.0 supports 4 cores now.
My main problem is getting any linux OS to operate in VMware, I can't seem to get past a cmd prompt and to an actual desktop.
Has anyone found a better/newer tutorial?

Thanks in advance :)

And btw, recently switched to folding for TPU from my school so watch out, I'll be climbing the ranks :D
 
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No prob :toast: How much PPD are you putting out? With my PII 720 on four cores @ 3.6Ghz I get about 5000 PPD. I would expect yours to be much higher, especially if your i7 is OC'd.
 
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ironically I've not taken the time to OC it yet
with a GPU core running I'm netting 11000ppd total
~3500/cpu for 7k total
tm is OC time :D